Australian Embassy

Services for Australians

Latest Info: NSW Election 25 March

The 2023 NSW State election will take place on 25 March. If you’re overseas, you can still take part by applying online to vote by post. Postal vote applications close 6pm, 20 March - apply as soon as possible to ensure the ballot reaches you in time for you to vote by election day.

In-person voting won’t be available overseas, but there will be drop off locations for your completed postal vote. Find the list of those locations on the NSW Electoral Commission website:

For more information, visit:



Services for Australians Overseas

Australians entering Timor-Leste must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You must present proof of full vaccination (2 doses) at departure and on arrival. Travellers who provide proof of medical exemption for COVID-19 vaccination, may be able to enter. Entry requirements can change with little notice. Travellers who don’t comply with Timor-Leste’s entry requirements may be required to undertake 5 days quarantine. Travellers will be required to complete the COVID-19 screening form on arrival.

The Australian Embassy advises Australians in Timor-Leste to cooperate with local authorities.

Australians who require consular support in Timor-Leste can call the Australian Embassy on 332 2111 during local business hours (0830 to 1630) or Email: [email protected] 

For urgent consular assistance outside these hours please contact:
• +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas (including from Timor-Leste)
• 1300 555 135 from within Australia
• +61 421 269 080 from SMS

For non-urgent inquiries, email [email protected]

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What we can and cannot do

The Australian Embassy in Dili provides consular assistance to Australian and Canadian citizens travelling and living in Timor-Leste.  To find out more about our role, and what services we can and can't provide, please read our Consular Services Charter.

Please also take the time to read our Consular Privacy Collection Statement and Privacy Policy to find out more about how DFAT collects, uses, discloses and stores personal information. 

Please note the Australian Embassy cannot provide any medical care or advice to Australian citizens living or travelling in Timor Leste.

Travel information for Australians

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You can now also subscribe to the new SMS service - by supplying your mobile number – to receive critical alerts in the event of a crisis overseas.

In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.

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As always, we encourage Australians overseas to stay in touch with friends and family and let them know you’re safe.

If you need immediate assistance, you can call the Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas or 1300 555 135 from within Australia.

Living in Country

Former residents

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services 

Centrelink International Services

Provides information about Centrelink International Services, the area of Centrelink responsible for delivery of social welfare payments to customers who are outside of Australia for 13 weeks or more.

Returning to Australia

Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.

Taking cats and dogs to Australia

Notarial Services

For information on the Notarial Services available at the Australian Embassy please visit :

Notarial Services are available by appointment from the Reception Counter at the Embassy from 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday (Excluding Public Holidays). To make an appointment please go to .  The fees for these services are also available on the webpage where you make your appointment.

Notarial service fees will increase annually in line with the Consumer Price Index published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

The fee schedule takes into account the annual rate of inflation in Australia since fees were last increased, the growing cost of delivering notarial services and rising demand. 

For some services there are free alternatives available to clients, such as witnessing of documents by medical practitioners or police officers.

Contact Information for Consular and Passport Services 

Australian Embassy

Address: Rua Mártires da Patria, Dili, Timor-Leste
Phone: (670) 3322 111, Fax: (670) 332 2247

Consular email: [email protected]

Passport Email: [email protected]

Office hours: Monday to Friday 08.30 - 16.30
except for Public Holidays